088 #088 Grimer #090 Shellder 090

Muk Muk #089 - Sludge Pokemon

Muk
Hear Muk's Cry
type Poison
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 4'11" 1.2 m
weight 66.2 lb. 30.0 kg
generation
National: #089 | Johto: #117 | Hoenn: #107

Family Family

General088
#088 - Grimer
Level089
#089 - Muk
Lv. 38

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Indeterminate 5,100

089 Locations

Where to catch Muk in Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Celadon City15Surfing10%
Route 1630Walking in tall grass or a cave5%
Route 1730-32Walking in tall grass or a cave15%
Route 1829-30Walking in tall grass or a cave15%

Moves Moves

Abilities

StenchHas a chance of making the opponent flinch when attacking.
Sticky HoldPrevents a held item from being removed by other Pokemon.

Level-up Moves

Lv.MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
1PoundNormalPhysical4035100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
1HardenNormalNone--30--Raises the user's Defense by one stage.
1Poison GasPoisonNone--4080%Poisons the target.
1Mud-slapGroundSpecial2010100%Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.
4HardenNormalNone--30--Raises the user's Defense by one stage.
7Mud-slapGroundSpecial2010100%Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.
12DisableNormalNone--20100%Disables the target's last used move for 1-8 turns.
17MinimizeNormalNone--20--Raises the user's evasion by two stages.
20SludgePoisonSpecial6520100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
23Mud BombGroundSpecial651085%Has a 30% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.
28FlingDarkPhysical110100%Throws held item at the target; power depends on the item.
33ScreechNormalNone--4085%Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
36Sludge BombPoisonSpecial9010100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
44Acid ArmorPoisonNone--40--Raises the user's Defense by two stages.
54Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical120570%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
65MementoDarkNone--10100%Lowers the target's Attack and Special Attack by two stages. User faints.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM1Focus PunchFightingPhysical15020100%If the user takes damage before attacking, the attack is canceled.
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM11Sunny DayFireNone--5--Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.
TM12TauntDarkNone--20100%For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.
TM15Hyper BeamNormalSpecial150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM18Rain DanceWaterNone--5--Changes the weather to rain for five turns.
TM19Giga DrainGrassSpecial7510100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM24ThunderboltElectricSpecial9515100%Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
TM25ThunderElectricSpecial1201070%Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM28DigGroundPhysical8010100%User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.
TM30Shadow BallGhostSpecial8015100%Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM31Brick BreakFightingPhysical7515100%Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM34Shock WaveElectricSpecial6020--Never misses.
TM35FlamethrowerFireSpecial9515100%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
TM36Sludge BombPoisonSpecial9010100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
TM38Fire BlastFireSpecial120585%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
TM39Rock TombRockPhysical501080%Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
TM41TormentDarkNone--15100%Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret PowerNormalPhysical7020100%Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45AttractNormalNone--15100%Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.
TM46ThiefDarkPhysical4010100%Takes the target's item.
TM52Focus BlastFightingSpecial120570%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM56FlingDarkPhysical110100%Throws held item at the target; power depends on the item.
TM58EndureNormalNone--10--Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.
TM64ExplosionNormalPhysical2505100%User faints.
TM66PaybackDarkPhysical5010100%Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.
TM68Giga ImpactNormalPhysical150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
TM78CaptivateNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.
TM79Dark PulseDarkSpecial8015100%Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.
TM80Rock SlideRockPhysical751090%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
TM82Sleep TalkNormalNone--10--Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.
TM83Natural GiftNormalPhysical115100%Power and type depend on the held berry.
TM84Poison JabPoisonPhysical8020100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
TM87SwaggerNormalNone--1590%Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.
TM90SubstituteNormalNone--10--Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
HM4StrengthNormalPhysical8015100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
HM6Rock SmashFightingPhysical4015100%Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Egg Moves

MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
HazeIceNone--30--Resets all Pokemon's stats, accuracy, and evasion.
LickGhostPhysical2030100%Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
ExplosionNormalPhysical2505100%User faints.
CurseGhostNone--10--Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.
Mean LookNormalNone--5--Prevents the target from leaving battle.
StockpileNormalNone--20--Stores energy up to three times for use with Spit Up and Swallow.
Spit UpNormalSpecial110100%Power is 100 times the amount of energy Stockpiled.
SwallowNormalNone--10--Recovers 1/4 HP after one Stockpile, 1/2 HP after two Stockpiles, or full HP after three Stockpiles.
ImprisonPsychicNone--10--Prevents the target from using any moves that the user also knows.
Shadow PunchGhostPhysical6020--Never misses.
Shadow SneakGhostPhysical4030100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
HP105
Statbar
320 - 414320 - 414320 - 414
Attack105
Statbar
193 - 278215 - 309236 - 339
Defense75
Statbar
139 - 224155 - 249170 - 273
Sp. Attack65
Statbar
121 - 206135 - 229148 - 251
Sp. Defense100
Statbar
184 - 269205 - 299225 - 328
Speed50
Statbar
94 - 179105 - 199115 - 218
TOTAL 500
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
157 1,000,000 75 70 HP: 1 point
Attack: 1 point

Images Images

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SoulSilver
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Sapphire
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LeafGreen
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Blue
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Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2It's so stinky! Muk's body contains toxic elements, and any plant will wilt when it passes by.
White 2
Black
White
DiamondA toxic fluid seeps from its body. The fluid instantly kills plants and trees on contact.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldThey love to gather in smelly areas where sludge accumulates, making the stench around them worse.
SoulSilverIts body is made of a powerful poison. Touching it accidentally will cause a fever that requires bed rest.
RubyFrom MUK's body seeps a foul fluid that gives off a nose-bendingly horrible stench. Just one drop of this POKeMON's body fluid can turn a pool stagnant and rancid.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedIt is usually undetectable because it blends in with the ground. Touching it can cause terrible poisoning.
LeafGreenThickly covered with a filthy, vile sludge. It is so toxic, even its footprints contain poison.
GoldThey love to gather in smelly areas where sludge ac­ cumulates, making the stench around them worse.
SilverIts body is made of a powerful poison. Touching it accidentally will cause a fever that requires bed rest.
CrystalAs it moves, a very strong poison leaks from it, making the ground there barren for three years.
RedThickly covered with a filthy, vile sludge. It is so toxic, even its footprints contain poison.
Blue
YellowSmells so awful, it can cause fainting. Through degeneration, it lost its sense of smell.

Other Other

Name Etymology As in muck
088 #088 Grimer #090 Shellder 090